The verdict: Acura’s 2020 MDX people mover easily accommodates car seats — and does it in style. We tested the sport-oriented A-Spec version of the MDX and found that it handled car seats in both its second and third rows with ease. Our model had a second-row bench seat; captain’s chairs are also available.
Does it fit three car seats? No
Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored below in our Car Seat Check of the 2020 Acura MDX.
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- Latch: In the second row, the two sets of anchors sit in slits in the seat upholstery. They’re set deeply in the seat bight, but the slits in the upholstery are big, so connecting to the anchors was no problem.
- Infant seat: The seat installed easily, and our 5-foot, 6-inch-tall front passenger had ample room.
- Rear-facing convertible: As with the infant seat, the convertible was easy to install and front-passenger legroom was not an issue.
- Third-row forward-facing convertible: There are no third row Latch anchors, so we installed it using the seat belt. Two top tether anchors are clearly marked and sit halfway down the seatback. The fixed head restraint is small enough so as not to push the convertible off the seatback.